The Chicago Blackhawks have signed forward Alex DeBrincat to a three-year, $19.2 million contract extension.
DeBrincat’s new deal will carry an average annual value of $6.4 million and run through the 2022-23 season. He was previously scheduled to become a restricted free agent in July.
The 21-year-old posted a career-high 41 goals and 76 points in 82 games last season. He recorded 28 goals and 52 points in 82 games as a rookie in 2017-18.
DeBrincat will earn $5.1 million in both of the first two years of the contract and earn $9 million in 2022-23.